Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It's like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Artistic talent is a gift from God and whoever discovers it in himself has a certain obligation: to know that he cannot waste this talent, but must develop it.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
I think another thing is that we don't really want exclusivity. We accept that it is in the artist's interest to be on sale in every place where they sell music.
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.
Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can't help but move to it. That's what happens to me. I can't help it.